Sea Breeze 2021
The Sea Breeze 2021 is a military exercise between Ukraine and the US-led NATO. This 2-week long exercise is being held in the Black Sea and southern Ukraine despite the protests from Moscow. The objective of this armed manoeuvre is to ensure free access to international waters. It comes amid the growing diplomatic tensions between Russia and the West.
The exercise involves some 30 warships and 40 aircraft from the NATO countries and Ukraine. It aims to improve the cooperation in the area of multilateral peacekeeping and security operations.
Written by IAS POINT